April 16, 2014

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1. correct 2. my = correct; will follow up = the verb, yes. This is an example of what are called Phrasal Verbs: 3. correct; and yes, "present" is a noun. 4. "on" is not a conjunction.
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 8:26pm by Writeacher

English grammar
You're very welcome. This is an excellent website: It's easy to navigate by clicking on Index and finding what you need in the alphabetical listings.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 5:48pm by Writeacher

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
One example: It rids me of the stress and worry of assigned and uncompleted schoolwork, of poor grades and disappointing my teacher. Not only is this clumsy; there's also a non-parallel series in the sentence. Do you type ...
Friday, April 4, 2014 at 5:18pm by Writeacher

english double checking
This is also a really good and comprehensive website for all things grammar and usage! The INDEX is especially helpful when you are looking for something specific.
Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 12:48pm by Writeacher

Yes, good connection you made! This index is a terrific place to look up grammar and usage terms that you need explanations for: This is, to me, the best grammar website out there! And... you're very welcome.
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 10:02pm by Writeacher

Writing (Writeacher and/or Ms. Sue)
"I, personally" = redundant. Does "I" refer to anyone except you??? Go through the rest of what you've written, get rid of any repetition (redundancy) and wordiness, and make sure there are no more contradictions. http://...
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:35pm by Writeacher

writeacher is this a good start?
For the beginning of your introduction? I don't know! Remember ... don't bother trying to write the introduction until the interior paragraphs are pretty much finished. Then read and study this about what to do and not do when writing introductions: http://grammar.ccc.commnet....
Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 1:28pm by Writeacher

Sentence one is awkward, but correctly punctuated. Sentences two and three are incorrect. See #s 3 and 5.
Saturday, July 18, 2009 at 2:50pm by Writeacher

Yes. One way is to use them as objects of a preposition. Scroll down and read the third paragraph in the section on Personal Pronouns. =)
Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 6:10pm by Writeacher

English is involved, but computer guru's assistance is needed for content. Use this index to help you with grammar/usage/writing questions:
Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 10:01am by Writeacher

This has nothing to do with agreement. As Ms. Sue said, this has to do with parallel construction, and "b" is the only sentence that's correctly written. Where are these questions coming from?
Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 9:07pm by Writeacher

You might read this webpage (all of it) about compound words ... then let us know what you think.
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 5:39pm by Writeacher

One more comma is needed in #1. See #6 and let me know what you think about the second sentence.
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:02pm by Writeacher

Jahnay -- it's a contraction, not a conjunction. All of you REALLY need to study up!!
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:50pm by Writeacher

English grammar Read and study about subject-verb agreement. Then let me know what you decide.
Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 9:26pm by Writeacher

You're still guessing. Go back to the link I gave you in the previous post. Also, here's a list of prepositions so you can see why this guess is not correct:
Monday, June 15, 2009 at 1:57am by Writeacher

english Click on INDEX and then on Capitalization to learn more.
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 1:45pm by Writeacher

Biographical Essay Evaluation (Writeacher)
Go through and cut out all unnecessary words. (Which words can be cut out without changing the meaning.) Then repost.
Friday, April 4, 2014 at 12:02am by Writeacher

Here are the subjects and verbs. What do you think? 1. copy (and) magazine ~ has disappeared 2. Peggy (or) Phyllis ~ drive 3. Les (and) Miranda ~ is 4. muffler (but also) spark plugs ~ need
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 1:37pm by Writeacher

#1 and #3 are correct. #2 is incorrect. You can review comma uses here:
Friday, October 21, 2011 at 2:17am by Writeacher

Your previous question was answered for you. Now it's your turn. Look through the types of clauses and let us know what you think.
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:25pm by Writeacher

It's both, I guess; technically, it's a comma splice.
Monday, May 9, 2011 at 2:18pm by Writeacher

I disagree. Study this webpage and let us know what you think.
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 3:52pm by Writeacher

Grammar Advisor Study this webpage, and then rethink your answers.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 10:13pm by Writeacher

Sra is correct. There needs to be a comma after "bat" -- AND a capital letter at the beginning of every sentence! Comma use #3 --
Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 12:18am by Writeacher

The sentence is correct, but it's also wordy (has more words than needed). Better: I was also surprised that I was no longer frightened by the story in that book.
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 12:06am by Writeacher

DrWLS is correct -- it's 2a. Read #4.
Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 9:41pm by Writeacher

There are no correct answers in #1 -- all are comma splices. I disagree with your choice for #4. I agree with your choices for the others.
Friday, October 21, 2011 at 3:00am by Writeacher

Please don't type in all-caps. It's too hard to read, and it makes you seem as if you're SHOUTING at us!! Does the wheelchair have a fractured tibia?
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 2:34pm by Writeacher

"in" is a preposition, not an adverb. Try putting some of these words in where they make good sense: very mostly fast later earlier rather quite best (and there are other examples in that linked webpage above)
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 9:49pm by Writeacher

First of all, you need to write all sentences with proper capitalization and end punctuation, too. Scroll down and read #5 carefully. Then re-think your answers. I'll wait for you.
Monday, April 4, 2011 at 8:53am by Writeacher

grammar help
Go through and make sure that EVERY sentence ends with a period (or other correct end punctuation). When you have done that, you'll be ready to consider other things.
Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 4:10pm by Writeacher

Grammar basic English Read through the prepositions in the paragraph here (prepositions are highlighted), and then let us know what YOU THINK.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 12:23am by Writeacher

In this sentence, "What" is the subject and "song" is the predicate noun (also called predicate nominative).
Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 8:46pm by Writeacher

Grammar and Composition - Please help!
Check here -- -- and fix all of the following problems: run on sentences incorrect uses of hyphens correct uses of commas wordiness vs conciseness
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 9:37am by Writeacher

Yes, for parallel construction purposes.
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 7:56pm by Writeacher

Yes -- it emphasizes a contrast. See #7.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 12:38pm by Writeacher

Study this page. Then repost.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 2:46pm by Writeacher

1. Mr and Mrs Lopez's plane tickets, incidentally, were found in the lobby. 2. Look, you've been unusually late all week, and I must take action. (compound sentence; needs comma before the conjunction) See #s 2, 3, and 4.
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 5:04pm by Writeacher

Proper Grammar In the US, before (or inside) the closing quotation mark. And please remember -- it's spelled grammar.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 2:21pm by Writeacher

Here's a webpage on dangling modifiers and how to correct them: I just don't see anything like this in that sentence.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 7:49pm by Writeacher

English Grade 11 College
The content of what you have written looks fine. However, if you need to be paying attention to mechanical things, such as spelling, grammar, usage, there's lots of clean-up work to do.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 8:54pm by Writeacher

There is one SUBORDINATING conjunction in this sentence: What do you think?
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 6:15pm by Writeacher

English Pls Writeacher Help me by checking my work In addition to separating a city's name from its state's name with a comma, you need a comma AFTER the state's name unless it's at the end of a sentence. EX: Peoria, Illinois, is farther from Madison, Wisconsin, than it ...
Monday, June 10, 2013 at 6:30am by Writeacher

Differential diagnoses include: Diabetes, adult-onset Cholelithiasis, acute You don't use a colon after a verb. Endocarditis, subacuteTerry Brazelton, MD is an expert in pediatrics. What? If you need help with your ...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 12:27pm by Writeacher

Fix all capitalization and punctuation problems, including fixing run-ons. Press the Enter key a couple of times between paragraphs -- surely this isn't one LONG paragraph! Then repost.
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 11:02pm by Writeacher

Bobpursley is correct. There are run-ons after "I AM" and "I CAN." In addition, the reference "their" in this sentence is incorrect since the noun that pronoun refers to is singular: "when a child relies on their own personal ...
Friday, April 11, 2008 at 11:10pm by Writeacher

I don't know that there are whole books for this purpose. Go here, though, and read through and study all the subtopics in the Paragraph Level and the Essay & Research Paper Level sections.
Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 12:41pm by Writeacher

Medical Billing and Coding
Fragment; make it into a COMPLETE sentences: Having the experience watching the care the hospital gave to my father-in-law during his stay was inspiring. Watch capitalization -- when you do and when you don't need capital ...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 9:39am by Writeacher

English Grammar
To Marjorie, Hi my name is Leslie - are you taking Medical Transcription I am taking MT and these grammar questions look familiar - where are you in the course - (because grammar comes up in several modules)
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 12:18am by Leslie-To:Writeacher

JC's question -- Scroll down about 1/3rd of the way until you see this very sentence used in a question.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:50pm by Writeacher

grammar = good explanations and examples of infinitive phrases. = Excellent place to look up grammar and usage terms -- either to learn or to remember.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:04pm by Writeacher

English grammar
Here are the kinds of things that need fixing: - fragments instead of complete sentences: - unnecessary repetition (redundancy): and http://grammar.ccc.commnet....
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:57am by Writeacher

#1 - An additional comma is needed. #2 - Yes, there needs to be a comma after "department," but not for pause! That's not a good reason! See #4. There also needs to be a hyphen between "order" and "processing."
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 10:56pm by Writeacher

English grammar Use this index to look up the explanations you need. Look up these things: verb tenses and uses different pronoun and antecedent topics
Monday, January 9, 2012 at 12:28pm by Writeacher

Correct: 1, 4, 5, 6, 7. The commas in 2 and 3 are used correctly, but you haven't named the reasons correctly. Study this webpage:
Friday, May 6, 2011 at 12:53am by Writeacher

English Click on the Word & Sentence Level menu and scroll until you find the section on Punctuation. Then it'll depend on which marks of punctuation you need help with. Commas are the most tricky, but there's help here for everything. =)
Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 9:47pm by Writeacher

Grammar Read and study the first section here, where the uses for infinitive phrases are explained and examples are given. Then give these your best try. We'll check your work.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 6:57pm by Writeacher

language arts/computer Here's one. Choose the grammar or usage element you need to study, and at the bottom of each webpage are exercises and quizzes. For example, see this one on comma usage:
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 3:17pm by Writeacher

GRAMMAR Technically, #1 is not a run-on because all the clauses are joined by some kind of conjunction. However, it's WAY too long and needs to be divided into at least two sentences. #2 is correct, even though it reads terribly!! It ...
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 9:50pm by Writeacher

If the first two paragraphs are what you are supposed to correct, then go back and rethink it all. Here are some excellent links for punctuation lessons and examples: Commas: Index -- to look up everything else: http://grammar....
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:01am by Writeacher

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No, review those punctuation and capitalization rules again. You also have a run-on that needs to be fixed.
Friday, May 20, 2011 at 3:37pm by Writeacher

Very good. Here are some specific webpages for you to use when you're writing or if you have this type of assignment again: Check out the charts, especially. Scroll ...
Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 8:57am by Writeacher

Here's a good place to start: This is one of the best grammar/usage/writing websites I've found. The Index is the best way to find what you need.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 8:03am by Writeacher

Here is an excellent webpage on prepositions: =)
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 8:44pm by Writeacher

Verbs fall into two main categories: Action verbs -- things you can DO ~~walk, talk, think, consider, believe, use, include, exclude ... Linking verbs -- forms of "to be" (am, are, is, was, were ... ) and a few others: http://...
Sunday, July 5, 2009 at 9:16pm by Writeacher

You mean "grammar" (with 2 a's), right? The sentence needs a period at the end.
Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 7:47pm by Writeacher

critical thinking In the chart (scroll down a bit), check out the words in the summary section.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 12:41pm by Writeacher

No need for "the" in this sentence. Sunlight is one of those non-count nouns, so "the" is not correct here.
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 4:29am by Writeacher

English There are several reasons. Study the categories here, and post sentences you have questions about.
Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 9:44pm by Writeacher

Business Short Essay
Once you get all that done, here's an excellent webpage to help with actually writing your intro:
Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 10:37am by Writeacher

English writing Once YOU get YOUR introduction written, feel free to re-post if you want someone to read it over for you.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:25am by Writeacher

English (Follow up From Yesterday)
Please, Alex -- it's "a lot" (not "alot"). See #20.
Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 7:29pm by Writeacher

English Go through the directions here. Then post a set of sentences you have any problem with.
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 6:01pm by Writeacher

English Scroll down to the chart and check out the alternatives given in the SUMMARY section.
Friday, October 15, 2010 at 2:51pm by Writeacher

No. Here are some compound words: bedspread cookbook daughter-in-law (and many others)
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 5:13pm by Writeacher

I used to call it "the hook" when I was teaching students how to write introductions. Read this carefully:
Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 10:02pm by Writeacher

Remember not to be wordy! Too many convoluted sentences will turn your readers off right away!
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 6:15pm by Writeacher

English (Comma Question) Read through the examples here and let us know what you think. Concentrate on #s 2 and 3.
Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 6:27pm by Writeacher

conditional sentence
Please re-think these, using the information here: #2 - the only correct one
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 6:04am by Writeacher

First, second, third - those are fine. Nothing with -ly on it, though, unless you use finally. =)
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 7:36am by Writeacher

9th grade Eng pre ap Scroll down about halfway and read the section on Tenses.
Monday, September 8, 2008 at 8:22pm by Writeacher

english, compound sentences
The two independent clauses are setting up a contradiction or opposites. Which conjunction will you use?
Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 9:37pm by Writeacher

English Scroll down a bit -- there's a wonderful chart with all kinds of transition words and phrases to choose from.
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 7:50pm by Writeacher

Ap european history Scroll down to the section that starts "Professional writers ... " There are several good ideas there.
Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 7:14pm by Writeacher

Get rid of all instances of "you" and its forms. Get your comma usage under control (where you need them and where you don't): Revise and re-post.
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 1:41pm by Writeacher

Personal pronouns don't have apostrophes in their possessive forms. my, mine your, yours his her, hers our, ours their, theirs
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 10:11pm by Writeacher

can somebody give me an example of a pronoun Many examples are given here. =) thank you writeacher
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at 11:58am by eric

English Read rule #4 -- scroll down below the pink chart for specifics.
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 8:27pm by Writeacher

No. Check that verb. It's an irregular one, and doesn't form past tenses with -ed.
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 9:00pm by Writeacher

Foreign languages
1. ... team has ... 4. This is a run-on. How will you fix it? 6. comma needed Everything else is fine.
Monday, May 14, 2012 at 1:26pm by Writeacher

Lang. Arts
7 is correct. 8 is incorrect. Look up the 4 terms here, and re-think.
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 2:21pm by Writeacher

english <~~See #4 here. I think the answer is D AND C. What a badly written question that is.
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 5:16pm by Writeacher

English Scroll down and read #5 carefully. Then let us know whether you think A or C is correct.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 11:40pm by Writeacher

Because of homophones and other confusing pairs/trios of words, such as these: there, their, they're to, two, too affect, effect accept, except etc.
Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 1:35am by Writeacher

No, there should be no comma before "because." It's a subordinating conjunction, and it doesn't fall into either #3 or #4 in this particularly good list of explanations:
Monday, July 21, 2008 at 3:46pm by Writeacher

There are three. Eating an animal has not always been ... it has tended to be done an automatic or an everyday ... on solemn occasions and for a specific treat.
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 9:35pm by Writeacher

First of all, 1, 3, and 5 are wordy. Read through this webpage: Then rewrite those three sentences. I'll check them for you, and we'll go from there.
Friday, March 4, 2011 at 4:36pm by Writeacher

English Scroll down a bit until you get to the chart. Choose from among the words and phrases included for each type of transition you want.
Friday, April 22, 2011 at 3:32pm by Writeacher

That is a run-on -- two sentences jammed together without correct punctuation to separate them. The word "then" is NOT a conjunction. How will you fix this?
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 4:09am by Writeacher

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